Cancer Screening

Have you considered head and neck cancer screenings?{} This is recommended for people who have a family history of face, neck, or throat cancer.{}{} The criteria for screening{} is a hoarseness for 2 weeks or longer,{} persistent sore throat for 3 weeks or longer, an ulcer on the face or in the mouth that will not heal.{} Also a lump on the face or neck.{} Another is coughing or spitting up blood.{} You should consider a screening if you have a history of heavy alcohol or heavy tobacco use.{}{}{}Remember early detection is the key to survival.{} Don't hesitate to get a screening if you have any reason for concern!{} Remember together we can conquer cancer.